Lena Kumar, or Lena Abhilash, known professionally as Lena, is an Indian film actress. She debuted in Jayaraj's Sneham which was followed by Karunam, Oru Cheru Punchiri, Varna Kazhchakal. Her breakthrough came through the critically acclaimed Traffic (2011) after which she acted in films such in Snehaveedu, Ee Adutha Kaalathu, and Spirit. Lena is a post-graduate in clinical psychology, and has worked as a clinical psychologist in Mumbai, before she quit her job to enter full-time acting.
Lena was born to Mohandas and Teena. She did her schooling in Hari Sri Vidya Nidhi School, Thrissur. She was married to Abhilash Kumar on 16 January 2004, a screenwriter in Malayalam cinema who co-wrote 22 Female Kottayam, but the two separated.
Kerala state film award
Kerala State TV Awards
- 2011: Filmfare Best Supporting Actress[Malayalam] - Traffic
Atlas Film Critics TV Award
- 2008 - Atlas Film Critics TV Award for Best Second Actress - Chilluvillakku
Amrita Film Awards
|1998||Sneham||Ammu||Debut Movie. Played the younger sister role of Jayaram|
|2000||A Slender Smile||Beena|
|Devadoothan||Annie Kurian||Shared scene with Mohanlal|
|Indriyam||Sreedevi||Paired with Boban Alummoodan|
|Kochu Kochu Santhoshangal||Deepa||Played the wife role of Siddique|
|Oru Cheru Punchiri||Beena|
|Shantham||This movie won National Film Award for Best Feature Film|
|Varnakkazchchakal||Played a role opposite to Dileep|
|2001||Randam Bhavam||Manikkutty||Played a role opposite to Suresh Gopi|
|2004||Koottu||Parvathi||Played a role opposite to Aravind Akash|
|2007||Big B||Selina||Paired with Manoj K. Jayan.|
|2008||De Ingottu Nokkiye||Julia||Played the wife role of Balachandra Menon|
|2009||2 Harihar Nagar||Parvathi Govindan Kutty||2nd part of In Harihar Nagar. Played the wife role of Siddique|
|Bhagavan||Maria||Played the role of a Head Nurse|
|Daddy Cool||Adi's teacher||Extended Cameo Appearance. Played the role of a teacher.|
|Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves||Meera||Played the role of a Personal Manager of Biju Menon|
|2010||April Fool||Letha||Extended Cameo Appearance.|
|Cocktail||Dr.Susan||Extended Cameo Appearance.Played the role of a doctor|
|In Ghost House Inn||Parvathi Govindankutty||3rd part of In Harihar Nagar. Played the wife role of Siddique|
|Kaaryasthan||Saraswathi||Played the fiancee role of Siddique|
|Kanyakumari Express||Mohan's wife||Played the wife role of Suresh Gopi|
|2011||Athe Mazha Athe Veyil||Sreelakshmi||Played the wife role of Anoop Menon|
|Khaddama||Zarina||Played the wife role of Sreenivasan|
|Killadi Raman||Seethalakshmi||Played the wife role of Siddique|
|Snehaveedu||Lilly||Played the wife role of Biju Menon|
|Traffic||Shruthi||SIIMA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Malayalam
Amrita Film Award for Best Supporting Actor (Female). Played the wife role of Rahman. Played the mother role of Namitha Pramod
|Ulakam Chuttum Valiban||Annie||Played the wife role of Biju Menon|
|2012||Asuravithu||Angel||Played the role of a music teacher. Played the mother role of Asif Ali|
|Bachelor Party||Sheela Mathews Kattuparambil||Played the mother role of Nithya Menon|
|Bavuttiyude Namathil||Sethu's friend||Extended Cameo Appearance|
|Chapters||Annie||Paired with Sreenivasan|
|Doctor Innocent aanu||Adabia|
|Ee Adutha Kaalathu||Roopa Vasudevan||Played the role of a Journalist. Played the wife role of Anoop Menon|
|MLA Mani: Patham Classum Gusthiyum||MLA Lakshmi Priya||Played a role of MLA-Member of Legislative Assembly.|
|Naughty Professor||Tessa||Played the wife role of Tini Tom|
|Orange||Saritha||Played the wife role of Kalabhavan Mani|
|Spirit||ASP Supriya Raghavan||Asianet Film Award for Best Supporting Actress. Played the role of a police officer.|
|Red Alert||Ammu's mother||Paired with Mukesh|
|Ustad Hotel||Fathima Abdul Razaq||Played the elder sister role of Dulquer Salman|
|2013||101 Chodyangal||Sathi||Played the mother role of Minon|
|Aaru Sundarimaarude Katha||Cyns Ria|
|Cowboy||Veena||Paired with Irshad|
|David and Goliath||Jainamma||Played the role of an alcoholic woman|
|Left Right Left||Anitha||Paired with Murali Gopy|
|Tourist Home||This whole film has picturised in one single shot[clarification needed]|
|Weeping Boy||Sahadevan's wife||Paired with Sreenivasan|
|2014||God's Own Country||Sereena||Paired with Nandu|
|Happy Journey||Alice||Played the mother role of Jayasurya|
|Hi I'm Tony||Elizabeth Tony||Paired with Lal|
|Iyobinte Pustakam||Kazhali||Played the mother role of Isha Sharvani|
|Njangalude Veettile Athidhikal||Maya|
|RajadhiRaja||Paired with Siddique|
|Thomson Villa||Sheela Paul|
|Vellimoonga||Molly||Paired with Siddique
Played the mother role of Nikki Galrani
|Vikramadithyan||Lakshmi Nair||Played the mother role Dulquer Salman|
|Anegan||Dr. Radhika||Tamil film|
|Ennu Ninte Moideen||Filming|
|Kanyaka Talkies||Ancy||Post Production|
|Oru Rathri Randu Pakal||Filming|
|White Paper||Asha||Post Production|
- She is no cry baby The Hindu Entertainment, Thiruvananthapuram
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- "Movies | Interviews |". Manorama Online. 2014-01-28. Retrieved 2014-02-01.
- Sreekumar, Priya (17 April 2012). "Two of a kind". Deccan Chronicle. Archived from the original on 19 April 2012.
- "Kerala state film award: Unexpected honour for Lena". City Times. 24 April 2014. Retrieved 24 April 2014.
- "State television awards announced". The Hindu. Retrieved 11 March 2013.
- "Atlas TV awards announced". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 11 March 2013.
- "Amrita TV". Retrieved 11 March 2013.
- International Business Times
- Anand, Shilpa Nair (January 20, 2006). "She is no cry baby". The Hindu.